“Why would you deny me the American dream?”

Deja Foxx’s biting question to former Republican Senator Jeff Flake from Arizona at a town hall meeting in 2017, coupled with her impassioned defense of reproductive rights, launched Foxx as a leading political voice of her generation when she was only 16 years old. (It’s not the only time a viral confrontation with Flake put a left-leaning activist in the national spotlight.)

Four years later, Foxx has built her own personal brand as a young, fearless advocate, while also working as a model, going to school at Columbia University, working full time, and just unequivocally being, in her words, an “authentic version of myself.”

Something about that energy caught the eye of Kamala Harris

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